FCC SPEEDS ACCESS TO UTILITY POLES TO PROMOTE BROADBAND, 5G DEPLOYMENT

Access to Poles Must Be Safe, Swift, Predictable, and Affordable WASHINGTON, August 2, 2018—The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) promoted broadband deployment and competition by speeding the process and reducing the costs of attaching new network facilities to utility poles. To enable broadband providers to enter new markets and deploy high-speed networks, access to poles must … Continue reading FCC SPEEDS ACCESS TO UTILITY POLES TO PROMOTE BROADBAND, 5G DEPLOYMENT

Did the FCC Just Kill the Internet?

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Acting Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen issued the following statement in response to today’s vote by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on the Restoring Internet Freedom Order regarding net neutrality: “The FCC’s action today (December 14, 2017) restored the FTC’s ability to protect consumers and competition throughout the Internet ecosystem. The FTC is ready … Continue reading Did the FCC Just Kill the Internet?

FCC FILING DEADLINE FOR FORM 477 DATA IS NOW SEPTEMBER 1, 2017

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) FCC’s Form 477 filing interface, available online at https://apps2.fcc.gov/form477/login.xhtml, is now accepting data as of June 30, 2017.  The filing deadline for Form 477 data as of June 30, 2017 is September 1, 2017. Information on how to file Form 477 is available on the FCC’s Form 477 Resources for … Continue reading FCC FILING DEADLINE FOR FORM 477 DATA IS NOW SEPTEMBER 1, 2017

FCC Form 477 Report Every Six Months or Face Penalties -Except this March 1 – Filing Deadline Extended

Originally posted on Prince Law Offices, P.C.:
October 7, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) Enforcement Bureau reminded providers of voice and broadband Internet services of their continued duty to file timely, complete, and accurate FCC Form 477 reports.[1]  This Advisory is intended to highlight the Form 477 submission requirements and the importance…

NEW FCC RULES WILL BENEFIT CONSUMERS

  On March 2, 2016, the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) applauded the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for adopting rules that will enable Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs) to continue to use 5 GHz unlicensed spectrum to connect rural Americans with long-distance links. The FCC order relaxes out-of-band emission rules that were adopted in 2014 and … Continue reading NEW FCC RULES WILL BENEFIT CONSUMERS

FCC Enforcement Advisory – Form 477 Report Every Six Months or Face Penalties

October 7, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) Enforcement Bureau reminded providers of voice and broadband Internet services of their continued duty to file timely, complete, and accurate FCC Form 477 reports.[1]  This Advisory is intended to highlight the Form 477 submission requirements and the importance of telephone and broadband subscription and deployment data … Continue reading FCC Enforcement Advisory – Form 477 Report Every Six Months or Face Penalties